KFA has a lot of tools to help you prepare for managing food allergies at school. Our planning guide tells you each step to take to help keep your child safe while at school. We also have tips, articles, handouts and more to make the transition to the new year a smooth one.
A new study shows that many parents and caregivers delay or avoid giving epinephrine to children for anaphylaxis. This happened even though many of the children in the study had a history of anaphylaxis. Read more on this important study.
Save the Date: Facebook Live Chat on Back to School with Food Allergies
Mark your calendars for Aug. 3, 2017. Pediatric allergist Michael Pistiner, MD, MMSc, will answer your questions on how to prepare for the school year while managing food allergies. More information will be coming to your email soon.
You still have time to enroll in our online course on Managing Your Child’s Food Allergies. In Chapter 1, we cover food allergy diagnosis. In Chapter 2, learn about anaphylaxis, a life-threatening reaction. We’ll talk about symptoms, how to treat anaphylaxis and how to prevent it.
Chapter 1: July 24 at 4 pm ET
Chapter 2: July 24 at 4:30 pm ET or July 26 at 12:30 pm ET
Grandparents and caregivers can benefit from this course as well.
These classes are made possible through sponsorship by Mylan Specialty.
There were 12 new recalls, including CLIF BUILDER’S Bars and Kid Zbars (peanut and tree nut), Sam’s Choice Beef Ravioli (milk), Precision Blend Cookies and Cream Product (wheat) and more. Also see our look-alike alert on a new SkinnyPop flavor containing milk.
Whip up a batch of safe sweets with our Safe Eats® Desserts Cookbook, a collection of 32 allergy-friendly dessert recipes from our community members. Every recipe is vegan and avoids cow’s milk, eggs, peanuts and tree nuts. Some are also wheat and gluten free. Download the PDF.
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